The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has captured a minister, Anietie Effiong with three drums of gem methamphetamine, privately called Mkpuru Mmiri, accepted to have been imported from India.
An assertion on Sunday by the representative of the counter opiates organization, Femi Babafemi said: “A trans-line street pharmacist, Pastor Anietie Okon Effiong has been captured by agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with three drums of precious stone methamphetamine, privately called Mkpuru Mmiri, accepted to have been imported from India.”
He uncovered that the transfer weighing 90 kilograms and stacked into a business transport with enrollment number RSH 691XC at Ojuelegba in Lagos was caught during a pause and search activity along Umuahia – Ikot Ekpene thruway last Saturday.
As per him, the hazardous medication stuffed 30kg in each drum was intended for Pastor Effiong, who was captured in a subsequent activity at Oron ocean side in Oron, noticing that the recuperated Meth drums were intended for ahead conveyance to adjoining Republic of Cameroon.
The most recent clampdown is coming closely following four captures of a similar unlawful substance weighing 4.074 kilograms going to Australia, Indonesia and Philippines with a 3 kilograms pot sativa making a beeline for Dubai, United Arab Emirates at some dispatch organizations in Lagos. The transfers were covered in body cream, hot burner iron and dots.[ruby_related heading=”More Read” total=5 layout=1]
In the mean time, in Sokoto, a 90-year-old resigned warrior, Usman Adamu was captured last Wednesday in Mailalle, Sabon Birni LGA for providing outlaws unlawful medications. At the hour of his capture, the suspect was gotten with 5.1 kilograms weed sativa.
At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, a 37-year-old
Nigerian occupant in Italy; Solo Osamede was captured for ingesting 41 wraps of heroin. He was seized and arrested for discharge while endeavoring to load up a Turkish Airline trip to Milan, Italy through Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday 30th July.
As per Babafemi, the gulped wraps of the illegal medication were recuperated in four discharges, which the suspect finished on Monday first August.
Along these lines, a female traveler Jatau Lami was captured at the Lagos air terminal for endeavoring to send out 1,700 tablets of tramadol 225mg disguised in her baggage to Istanbul, Turkey through a Turkish Airline trip on Sunday 31st July.
He said primer examination uncovered that the suspect, a mother of three lives in Istanbul, Turkey with her loved ones. She put her activity on strain to raise N5 million payment to liberate her mom from the imprisonment of scoundrels who hijacked her since June.
Likewise at the SAHCO send out shed of the air terminal, endeavors by some cargo specialists to trade two transfers of marijuana in a solidified freight to Dubai, UAE last Thursday were obstructed by NDLEA agents who have captured two of them in follow up tasks. They are: Oladipupo Fatai and Animashaun Qudus, while two others are currently at large.
In Zamfara, NDLEA agents last Thursday blocked a truck from Benin, Edo state enroute Sokoto with 50,000 tablets of diazepam claimed by a street pharmacist, Umaru Attahiru, while in Kogi, 14 sacks containing 1,376 jugs of codeine based syrup weighing 190.4 kilograms were seized along Okene-Abuja expressway last Wednesday. The displays were found in a conveyance transport coming from Onitsha, Anambra and going to Abuja. Follow up activity in Abuja same day prompted the capture of Jude Ikenna and Ozoemene Cornelius.
In Kaduna, four suspects: Sulaiman Rabi’u; Sanusi Sha’aibu; Ma’aruf Habibu and Christian Nnachor, were captured in Zaria, Tafa and Romi Kaduna with 106, 770 tablets of tramadol 225mg, diazepam, Exol-5 and 100 jugs of codeine hack syrup.
In Enugu, 143.5 kilograms marijuana sativa was recuperated from secured up stores in new market region of the state capital last, while in Delta, a suspect, Ike Okparachi, 42, was captured at Abraka Junction, Asaba with 10,550 tablets of tramadol 225mg; Swinol; Rohypnol; and 3,105 jugs of codeine syrup as well as 69grams of Molly.
In the interim, the Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has complimented the officials and men of the Akwa Ibom, MMIA, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kogi, Delta, Enugu, and Kaduna Commands of the organization as well as those of the Directorate of Operation and General Investigation, DOGI for their new accomplishments.
He anyway charged them and others the nation over to stay engaged and watchful.